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Band 6 Junior Sister / Charge Nurse - Respiratory

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Free Hospital
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Respiratory nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

Permanent- Full Time Post

An opportunity has arisen for a Junior Sister/Junior Charge Nurse to come work on 8 East in the RFH.

We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic Nurse with a passion for Respiratory care. 8 East ward is a 28-bedded ward with a Respiratory care unit in the centre. We provide up to level 2 care for these patients and our team is highly skilled in Tracheostomy care and NIV.As the band 6 Junior Sister/ Junior Charge Nurse, you will be working alongside the Ward Manager. You will have a combination of clinical and management duties and thus an opportunity to develop people management and leadership skills.

Desirable qualification: NIV competent and completed the appropriate assessment.

Are you somebody who can juggle and prioritise?

Loves a challenge and enjoys working with Respiratory patients?

Then we would like to hear from you!

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the trust values

Education & Qualifications


  • First level registration
  • First level degree in nursing or working towards
  • Evidence of post-registration education/qualification relevant to specialty
  • Mentorship qualification



  • Significant post registration experience of working in an acute hospital setting
  • Evidence of experience in conducting quality audits
  • Evidence of skills in managing junior staff
  • Experience of co-mentoring and assessing student nurses on placement

Skills and Attributes


  • Knowledge of current advances and pathways of care relevant to specialty
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to negotiate and influence
  • Skilled in use of computer/keyboard
  • Knowledge of clinical governance issues e.g. handling complaints, clinical risk management
  • Ability to problem-solve, prioritise and to work to deadlines
  • Ability to develop collaborative working relationships with multi professional teams
  • Able to manage stressful situations and challenge decisions to ensure that patient needs are met
  • Able to lead, manage and motivate others in complex problem solving and assessment skills
  • Able to recruit staff to world class values

Qualities & Attributes


  • Be a positive role model with the ability to demonstrate a credible and professional approach
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and solve problems
  • Ability to work as a team and form professional relationships with colleagues
  • Adaptable to change
  • Flexibility in shift and working patterns to meet the needs of the service

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Free Hospital

Pond Street

Royal Free Hospital


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